The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public in Hong Kong to a fraudulent website with the domain name "online.banks0famerica.com/~jpgsaco/HK.htm". The website looks similar to the official website of Bank of America (Asia). Bank of America (Asia) has clarified that it has no connection with the fraudulent website.
Bank of America (Asia) has reported the case to the Hong Kong Police Force for further investigation. Anyone who has provided his or her personal information to the website or has conducted any financial transactions through the website should contact Bank of America (Asia) at 2805 2383 and any local Police Station or the Commercial Crime Bureau of the Hong Kong Police Force at 2860 5012.
For further enquiries, please contact:
Ying-ying Cheng, Manager (Press), at 2878 1687 or
Thomas Chan, Senior Manager (Press), at 2878 1480
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
29 May 2006